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Charles R Staton, Sr.



  Charles R Staton, Sr. (Oot), age 81, was born August 20, 1937 in Buena Vista, Va., to Violet Shaw and Benjamin Staton. He passed away December 8, 2018 at his home in Licking, Mo.
  Charlie served in the National Guard. He worked for Coty’s Cologne and Perfume in Sanford, North Carolina, retiring in 1996.
  He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of fifty-seven years, Vivian Staton; a brother, Buddy Staton; his sisters, Alice Moore and Doris Camden; and a special son-in-law, Donald Jones.
  Charlie is survived by his children, Veronicia Jones, Tabatha Sexton, and Charles R Staton, Jr. and wife Sapphire “Sassy”, and a special son-in-law, Gene Garrett, all of Licking; three sisters, Gin Moore, Shirley Camden and Suzie Dale; and a brother, Butch Staton, all of Va.; eight grandchildren, Steven and Darlene Hadley of Fla., Chris and Shayla Hadley of Licking, Tiffany Cunningham and Ray Tharp of Licking, Jessie and Whitney Garrett of Licking, Jessica Sexton of Va., Nichole and Daniel Coley of Va. and Belle, Teagan and Willow Staton of Licking; and  twenty three great-grandchildren.
  Charlie loved to hunt and fish. He loved music, especially bluegrass. He also loved spending time with his family.
  He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
  Visitation is Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home. Services are Friday, December 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home. Burial is in C. T. Smith Cemetery with full military honors. Pallbearers are: Chris Hadley, Charles Staton, Jr, Jessie Garrett, Dustin Rhodes, Kenneth Lee, Raymond Tharp and Andrew Creese.

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